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Seafood Processor OBI Seafoods, Inc. Occupation: Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
Location: Seattle, WA - 98119 Positions available: 100
Job #: 510850
Updated: 3/1/2021 Expires: 5/31/2021
Source: AlaskaJobs Site: AlaskaJobs

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OBI Seafoods is looking for energetic, adventurous, hardworking people to join our team in beautiful Bristol Bay, Kodiak Island, Prince William Sound, or Southeast Alaska regions. Available positions are diverse and range from processing salmon fillets, to packaging salmon roe, harvesting salmon oils, boxing the salmon for shipping, or working in the freezing facility just to name a few. We look forward to working hard and making lasting memories in the upcoming 2021 salmon season!
  • Processing employees will process raw seafood products either on-board our floating processors, or on a land based processing plant, in remote areas of Alaska.
  • Duties include sorting, butchering, cleaning, weighing, and boxing various seafood products. May also include guiding product into automated machinery and cleaning or sanitizing the work area. Other duties may also be assigned.
  • The work environment may be cold, wet, and noisy, and will require the employee to work repetitively with hands, wrists and elbows while standing for up to 16 hours per day, seven days a week.
  • All OBI Seafoods employees are required to wear protective safety gear and are responsible for promoting and maintaining a safe working environment for self and others.
  • Must be available to work from June September.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a basic understanding of the English language, including the ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Processing employees must be able to walk quickly to designated areas in the event of an emergency and must be able to follow emergency instructions.
  • Able to work with seafood, including various types of fish and shellfish.
  • Able to lift to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the work shift.
  • Must follow all directions and adhere to work rules.
  • Must be willing and able to work with other departments in a team atmosphere.
  • Must be physically and mentally able to work and live in a remote area.
  • Must be willing and able to live and work in confined quarters in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Prompt and reliable attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • This is an hourly position that is eligible for overtime pay. In Alaska, overtime is one and one-half times the regular hourly rate and is paid for hours worked over 8 hours in a day and after 40 hours are worked in a week.
  • Transportation is provided from Seattle to remote work site. Return transportation to Seattle is provided upon successful completion of employment agreement.
  • Excellent benefits available, including medical, dental, prescription, vision plans, and 401(k) retirement plan.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear in a busy environment. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment during operation is loud enough to require hearing protection. There is exposure to raw fish in the workplace.

This job description in no way implies that the duties listed here are the only ones the employee can be required to perform. The employee is expected to perform other tasks, duties, and training as assigned.
OBI Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer and provides for the recruitment, hiring, and promotion of women, handicapped persons, Disabled, Veterans, and members of all ethnic minority groups in all areas of work.

OBI Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/VETS/DISABILITY

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Salary Range: Not Available DOE (Depends on Experience) 401K, Dental, Medical, Retirement/Pension, Vision Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
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Test Requirement: Other source will perform testing - Drug Testing/Screening
Minimum Age Requirement: 18. Reason for Age Requirement: Hazardous.

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